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The Unplanned Irish Immigration to Canada
Saturday, July 10
The Unplanned Irish Immigration to Canada  (Webinars)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
From the comfort and safety of your own home
 
The Unplanned Irish Immigration to Canada
 
Saturday, July 10, 2021 - 10:30 AM - Noon PM CDT
Instructor: Melanie McComb
$15 for IGSI/CIG/MGS members; $20 for non-members
 
Using published and online primary sources, uncover the story of the migration of the Irish to Canada before and during The Great Famine. This webinar will review the different immigration schemes including the Peter Robinson settlers to Ontario, the Monaghan Settlers to Atlantic Canada, and assisted immigration to Quebec. Learn how to find records about their departure from Ireland and arrival into Canada, including quarantine stations at Partridge Island and Grosse Ile.
 
Melanie McComb is a staff genealogist for the New England Historic Genealogical Society. She assists library visitors, both on-site and online, with their family history research. Her areas of research interest include Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Kansas, Prince Edward Island, Quebec and Ireland. She also is experienced in DNA, genealogical technology and social media, Jewish genealogy, and military records.
 
 All you need to attend is an internet-connected device with audio capabilities (computer, iPad, smartphone, etc.)
 
 
IGSI/CIG/MGS members can obtain the required Discount code by contacting Kathleen Foley at Education@IrishGenealogical.org prior to registration.
 
 



Irish Genealogy 101
Saturday, August 7
Irish Genealogy 101  (Webinars)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
From the comfort and safety of your own home
 
Irish Genealogy 101
 
Saturday, August 7, 2021 - 10:30 AM - Noon PM CDT
Instructor: Tom Rice
$15 for IGSI members; $20 for non-members
 
Are you new to Irish genealogy or perhaps it has been a while since you dug into your Irish family roots? This is the webinar for you! Tom Rice will provide an introduction to the key tools for finding your ancestors in Ireland: most important record types, Irish geographic terms, Irish names, key Irish genealogy websites and books, and much, much more. 
 
All you need to attend is an internet-connected device with audio capabilities (computer, iPad, smartphone, etc.)
 
 
IGSI members can obtain the required Discount code in the email sent to members or by contacting Kathleen Foley at Education@IrishGenealogical.org prior to registration.
 



Comparing the Irish-Rich Genealogy Databases
Saturday, September 11
Comparing the Irish-Rich Genealogy Databases  (Webinars)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
From the comfort and safety of your own home
 
Comparing the Irish-Rich Genealogy Databases
 
Saturday, September 11, 2021 - 10:30 AM - Noon PM CDT
Instructor: Mary Wickersham
$15 for IGSI members; $20 for non-members
 
Most Irish genealogy databases are for-fee (FindMyPast, RootsIreland, JohnGrenham) and the major providers (Ancestry, FamilySearch) share much of the data. This session will focus on the content and differences among the major providers.
 
Mary Wickersham is a longtime member of the Irish Genealogical Society International and the Minnesota Genealogical Society, and a past director for both societies. She has over 12 years' experience as a professional genealogist and lecturer. Her background is in software and websites.
 
All you need to attend is an internet-connected device with audio capabilities (computer, iPad, smartphone, etc.)
 
 
IGSI members can obtain the required Discount code in the email sent to members or by contacting Kathleen Foley at Education@IrishGenealogical.org prior to registration.
 


Finding
Saturday, September 25
Finding "The Hollow" - The McDonalds and Doyles in St. Marys, Ontario  (Webinars)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
From the comfort and safety of your own home
 
Finding "The Hollow" - The McDonalds (McDonnells) and Doyles in St. Marys, Ontario
 
Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 10:00 AM - Noon PM CDT
David Trudeau
 
Follow David Trudeau as he ventures to St. Marys, Ontario in search for his maternal McDonald (McDonnell) and Doyle ancestors.
 
Details and registration will be available later this summer 2021.
 



How to Hire a Professional Genealogist
Saturday, October 9
How to Hire a Professional Genealogist  (Webinars)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
From the comfort and safety of your own home
 
How to Hire a Professional Genealogist
 
Saturday, October 9, 2021 - 10:30 AM - Noon PM CDT
Panel discussion with Elizabeth Williams Gomoll, Robert Johnson, Lorna Moloney; moderated by Lois Abromitis Mackin
 
Hit a brick wall with your family history research? Not enough time to research before your family reunion or trip to Ireland? Have you ever thought of hiring a professional genealogist? Get tips and insights for finding, hiring, and working with professional genealogists from our panel of professionals based in the U.S. and Ireland.
 
Panelists:
Elizabeth Gomoll  
  • Liz began researching her Swedish and German ancestors more than forty years ago. She is immediate past present of the Association for Professional Genealogists Northland Chapter, co-editor of Minnesota Genealogist quarterly journal, and chairs two Minnesota Genealogical Society committees. Liz is a member of the National Genealogical Society, Association for Professional Genealogist, and several ethnic societies. She has published two genealogy-related books. Liz does research for clients across the U.S. and overseas as Red Bird Genealogy Services (www.RedBirdGen.com).
Robert Johnson  
  • Bob Johnson is an attorney and holds a Certified Genealogist® credential. As a professional genealogist he has specialized in Scandinavian, U.S., German, and forensic genealogical research for over forty years. He studied in Sweden and is active in many genealogical societies throughout the U.S. and Scandinavia.
Lorna Moloney  
  • Lorna, CEO of Merriman Research and Training Ltd, is a professional genealogist and family historian, and is the Resident Genealogist at Dromoland Castle in County Clare, Ireland. A member of the Association of Professional genealogist and a board member of the Virtual Board of the Association of Professional Genealogists, Lorna has many accolades to her name, including a certificate for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogist in Dallas, TX in March 2015. For the past fourteen seasons, Lorna presents her own radio broadcast called the Genealogy Radio Show every Thursday at 4pm on Raidio Corcabaiscin.
Moderator:
Lois Abromitis Mackin  
  • Lois is a professional genealogist focusing on American and English research and DNA. She is currently serving as a member of the IGSI Education Committee and as a state officer for several lineage societies. She is a past president of the Northland chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists and a past director and officer of the Minnesota Genealogical Society.
 
All you need to attend is an internet-connected device with audio capabilities (computer, iPad, smartphone, etc.)
 
Details and registration will be available in July 2021.
 



Managing the Genealogy Data Monster
Saturday, November 13
Managing the Genealogy Data Monster  (Webinars)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
From the comfort and safety of your own home
 
Managing the Genealogy Data Monster
 
Saturday, November 13, 2021 - 10:30 AM - Noon PM CST
Instructor: Thomas MacEntee
$15 for IGSI members; $20 for non-members
 
It is so easy to let the large amounts of data involved with genealogy overwhelm you - to the point that family history research is no longer fun! Learn how to tackle the three main problem areas of genealogy data: research data, project data and file data so you can put the fun back in your research!
 
Attendees will learn the basics of working "smarter" instead of "harder" when it comes to managing genealogy data. We'll cover setting up genealogy projects and tracking them to completion, using a research log to track research, and how to better manage your genealogy data files.
 
All you need to attend is an internet-connected device with audio capabilities (computer, iPad, smartphone, etc.)
 
Details and registration will be available in August 2021.
 



Finding Irish Records on FamilySearch and Other Major Genealogy Databases
Saturday, December 4
Finding Irish Records on FamilySearch and Other Major Genealogy Databases  (Webinars)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
From the comfort and safety of your own home
 
Finding Irish Records on FamilySearch and Other Major Genealogy Databases
Saturday, December 4, 2021 - 10:30 AM - Noon PM CST
Instructor: David Rencher
$15 for IGSI members; $20 for non-members
 
Dozens of websites now offer substantial support for Irish family history research. Most fall into one or more categories: web portals, Irish archives/libraries/record offices, government programs, genealogy companies with Irish content, genealogical and historical societies and county websites. This session will focus on the Irish record collections available on FamilySearch, Ancestry and FindMyPast.
 
All you need to attend is an internet-connected device with audio capabilities (computer, iPad, smartphone, etc.)
 
Details and registration will be available in September 2021.